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21 Sep Impressions of IBC 2016

The IBC Show, which annually attracts some 150,000 visitors from over 160 countries, always comes too soon for us, after the European summer holidays. This year was no exception. The first event hosted on Friday the 9th September by GatesAir company gave us a few emotions....

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14 Mar DRM Broadcast to Delegates at 11th SADC Digital Migration Forum

The 11th SADC Digital Broadcasting Migration Forum will take place in Lesotho 15-18 March.  Delegates from the 15 SADC member countries will get the opportunity to experience live DRM digital radio quality during the DRM workshop as Babcock International will broadcast BBC programmes during the...

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17 Feb DRM Quality Transmission Stands Out at BES (India)

Under the banner “Digital Radio for All” visitors experienced the DRM sound where on the first day of the conference two live channels in DRM were demonstrated in a leading Indian car.  Visitors were also treated to quality DRM sound at the Nautel/Comcon stand. DRM Consortium member, NXP also announced a...

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03 Dec DRM live for the first time in Tanzania

Today at the SADC (12 Southern African Development Community) Digital Broadcasting Migration Forum over 60 participants could get the latest DRM information from representatives of the Consortium and DRM Southern Africa Platform. They also had a chance to listen to a live shortwave DRM BBC...

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28 Oct DRM Welcomes Radio Republik Indonesia to DRM Consortium and Signs Cooperation Agreement to Introduce DRM Technology in Indonesia in 2016

The Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) Consortium is delighted to welcome the Indonesian public broadcaster, Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI) as a member of the Consortium.  DRM and RRI have also signed a cooperation agreement to introduce the DRM technology in Indonesia starting in 2016. The cooperation agreement...

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21 Oct Babcock Shortwave and DRM Roadshow

Babcock International has been involved in DRM since the inception of the standard displaying a wealth of experience in the design, development, regulation and practical application of DRM as a dependable broadcasting medium, particularly in the HF and MF frequency bands. Babcock already provides DRM broadcasting...

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23 Sep Listen and Watch DRM Digital Radio in Action

India “one of the world’s largest radio deployments” is underway using DRM technology All India Radio started transmitting two of its channels - Vividh Bharati and FM Rainbow - in pure DRM digital mode. View here South Africa DRM Trial South Africa: Two Services One AM Frequency...

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24 Aug RNZI, KTWR, Radio Vaticana DRM transmissions to Australia during HFCC Conference Alongside All India Radio’s regular Australia Broadcasts

Australia has welcomed delegates to the latest HFCC conference on 24-28 August in Brisbane where representatives from the world’s leading international broadcasters will meet to facilitate the scheduling of analogue and digital (DRM) transmissions in the shortwave frequency bands.  Representatives from Ampegon AG, Continental Electronics...

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10 Aug Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) Welcomes Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) to DRM Consortium

Press Release  Release: 10 August 2015 Contact: pressoffice@drm.org   Digital Radio Mondiale is delighted to announce the Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation as a new member of the Consortium.  Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation, also known as Radio Pakistan, is a public radio broadcasting network, as well as a mass-media state-owned big corporation...

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17 Jun DRM at ITVF Turkey – benefits of DRM presented to Turkish stakeholders

  The DRM Consortium was invited to participate with multiple presentations at this year's annual iTVF (Istanbul TV Forum organised in conjunction with the private radio stations' association RATEM). The conference focussed on the digitization of Turkish Broadcasting (TV and radio): Taking Turkey to Digital was...

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17 Jun First DRM broadcast from Brazil

On May 28th Brazil experienced the first DRM broadcast in short wave originating in Brazil mainly for Brazil. The public broadcaster in Brazil, EBC, with the collaboration of partners broadcast in DRM in the afternoon of the 28th with 130W in DRM in the frequency of...

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02 Jun First DRM Transmission from Brazil for Brazil

On May 28th Brazil experienced  the first DRM broadcast in short wave originating in Brazil mainly for Brazil. The public broadcaster in Brazil, EBC, with the collaboration of partners broadcast in DRM in the afternoon of the 28th with 130W in DRM in the frequency of...

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19 May Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh today inaugurated the 300 kilowatt DRM High Power Transmitter of ‘Radio Kashmir’ in Jammu

Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh today inaugurated the 300 kilowatt DRM High Power Transmitter of 'Radio Kashmir' in Jammu. The new Transmitter will transmit All India Radio programmes all over the state, and beyond the borders. Director General of All...

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16 Mar Digital Radio Mondiale ™ and Voice of Vietnam Workshop

Voice of Vietnam (VoV) President Nguyen Xuan Huy opened the seminar at the state broadcaster's headquarters in the old centre of Hanoi. Top representatives of the technical and content departments of VoV, the Broadcasting Engineering Centre, the Ministry of Information and Communications (Authority of Radio...

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04 Mar Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) Consortium and Indonesian Public Broadcaster, Radio Republik Indonesia Announce Trial and Workshop

Press Release   Digital Radio Mondiale™ (DRM) and Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI) to Trial DRM Digital Radio in Indonesia   The Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) Consortium and the Indonesian public broadcaster, Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI), are pleased to announce a DRM30 digital radio trial and workshop in Jakarta, Indonesia...

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12 Feb South Africa to launch second Digital Radio programme via DRM

Since last summer Radio Pulpit in Pretoria/Johannesburg has been successfully broadcasting a DRM programme in medium wave plus extra features 24 hours a day. The results of this first phase of the technical evaluation have exceeded expectations - both in terms of service quality and...

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11 Feb BBC Programme Content to Southern Africa

From 1st February a second DRM programme has been made available from the Radio Pulpit DRM test facility at Kameeldrift, north of Pretoria, digitally broadcasting in the former AM band at 1440 kHz transmitting.  Click here for the full Schedule...

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12 Jan Digital Radio Mondiale – Richer and Better at BES

The Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM)™ Consortium, its members and partners will have the richest and most complete presence to date at the 21st International Broadcasting Engineering Society of India (BES) conference and exhibition on terrestrial and satellite broadcasting, held in New Delhi, India, between 15th...

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17 Dec Africa continues to embrace DRM

The Voice of Hope Africa has announced the purchase a shortwave transmission facility in Lusaka, Zambia.  Broadcasting from this facility will soon be available to potentially millions of African listeners. The station will embrace all new technology and is particularly excited about the potential of...

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12 Nov DRM Enterprise Award 2014 Winner announced

Press Release  For Immediate Release: Contact: pressoffice@drm.org DRM Enterprise Award 2014 Winner announced The Digital Radio Mondiale Consortium is delighted to announce that the recipient of their first DRM Enterprise Award is to the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC). The award conferred in association with the Commonwealth...

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15 Oct ‘Made in India’ DRM Radio Receivers

For many adopters of new technologies, the announcement of an exciting new product makes the adrenaline pump and the heart race - often followed by an equally strong reaction as the price tag is revealed!  But history demonstrates that while new products can indeed be...

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05 Aug DRM Chipsets Commercially Available

Multi-standard chipsets supporting the full DRM standard have been in existence for some time. Recently NXP has made its high-efficiency chipset commercially available. It supports DRM30 and can be extended to DRM+ too - click here for more details.  Other options for DRM+, available from...

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04 Jun Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) special broadcast on air during International Radio for Disaster Relief (IRDR) Trial on June 5th and 6th

Press Release For Immediate Release     4th June 2014 Contact: pressoffice@drm.org Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) to participate with a special broadcast in the International Radio for Disaster Relief (IRDR) Trial on June 5th and 6th The Emergency Warning Features (EWF) of the DRM system will be featured in a special...

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29 May Digital Radio Mondiale to participate with a special broadcast in the International Radio for Disaster Relief (IRDR) Trial

Press Release For Immediate Release 29th May 2014 Contact: pressoffice@drm.org Visit tmp.drm.org       Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) to participate with a special broadcast in the International Radio for Disaster Relief (IRDR) Trial on June 5th and 6th The Emergency Warning Features (EWF) of the DRM system will be featured in a special...

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01 Apr Time to Asses and Vote at DRM General Assembly

After a successful “open event” on March 26th, the DRM General Assembly (GA) met on March 27th to examine the activity of the past year,  the work done in particular markets (like India, Brazil, South Africa, some Asian and European countries ) and hear about...

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06 Mar Successful Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) Workshop Addresses Asian Needs

Key experts from the DRM Consortium  conducted a very successful workshop at the Annual Asia Pacific Broadcasting (ABU) Digital Broadcasting Symposium held in Kuala Lumpur March 4th -7th 2014. The event,  “DRM-Unique Benefits for Your Needs” attracted over forty delegates from all over South-East Asia. ...

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24 Feb DRM+ Testing gets underway today in Stockholm, Sweden

The test trial is run with a DRM+ transmitter on the 97.0 MHz FM band with a power of 500 Watts (ERP). The first six months of the test trial will be made in consultation with the Post- and Telecom Authority in Sweden (PTS). The aim...

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10 Jan NXP announces integration of 6 chipsets into single Integrated Chip

The global market leader in semiconductors for car entertainment, NXP Semiconductors, a DRM Consortium member, has announced the introduction of a multi-standard software-defined radio co-processor capable of decoding all three major digital terrestrial radio standards including Digital Radio Mondiale™ (DRM). The new SAF360x series  offers...

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04 Nov SLIDES DRM FREE WEBINAR with Q&A – 18th November 2013

SLIDES DRM FREE WEBINAR with Questions & Answers – 18th November 2013 The DRM Consortium held  a free webinar aimed largely at India  and open to worldwide participants with the participation of the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU). “DRM – Extra Features and Benefits – A Better Choice for Listeners”...

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28 Oct DRM present at the 50th ABU General Assembly

The 50th ABU General Assembly was opened this morning by the Vietnamese Prime Minister in Hanoi. The DRM Consortium was present and actively made the case for DRM in some of the committee sessions preceding the full assembly meeting. The updated xHE-AAC codec adopted by DRM...

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09 Sep DRM: “Your ‘Smart’ Radio Solution” at IBC 2013

The DRM Consortium will have a strong presence at this year’s International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam 12th -17th September. This year the DRM Consortium will continue to advocate the benefits and take-up of Digital Radio. DRM will be making two presentations in the EBU theatre...

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27 Jun DRM Workshop in South Africa on 19th July 2013

Industry experts from the DRM Consortium will be hosting a workshop session on the topic: ‘Digital Radio Mondiale - The Flexible Choice for a Digital Roll Out’ at the forthcoming South African Broadcasting Association (SABA) Digital Broadcasting Infrastructure and Platforms in Johannesburg, South Africa on...

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25 Mar DRM Event at NAB 2013

The Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) Consortium event will be hosted by Nautel on Tuesday, April 9th 2013 1500 - 1700 at the Nautel Booth, C2207. Entitled “Building for the 1st Billion Listeners,” the DRM presentation and networking event will feature presentations by DRM officials and...

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